David D. Jackson
(18 Sep 1943 - )
American geophysicist and seismologist who is an authority on earthquake forecasting. Jackson has conducted multiple statistical analyses aimed at the probability of earthquakes, especially in Southern California. He is now a professor emeritus at UCLA, where he joined the Department of Earth and Space Science in 1981.
Science Quotes by David D. Jackson (1 quote)
As soon as I hear the phrase “everybody knows,” I start to wonder. I start asking, “Does everybody know this? And how do they know it?”
— David D. Jackson
As quoted in interview about earthquake predictions for magazine article in Joshua Fischman, 'Falling Into the Gap', Discover (Oct 1992), 13, No. 10, 58. The article writer appears to be quoting, but throughout the article has used no double quote marks. The article is also online.